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Ghana Flags at Half-Mast to Honor Late First Lady Theresa Kufuor Until October 8

by Ikeoluwa Juliana Ogungbangbe

The Ghanaian government has issued an official response to the passing of former First Lady Theresa Kufuor, who departed on October 1, 2023.

In a statement dated October 2, signed by the Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, it has been announced that all flags throughout Ghana and its diplomatic missions will be flown at half-mast as a mark of respect for the late First Lady. This solemn gesture is to be observed from October 2 to October 8, 2023.

The statement reads, “By order of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, all flags across the nation and at Ghana’s diplomatic missions shall be lowered to half-mast starting from Monday, October 2nd, 2023, until Sunday, October 8th, 2023.”

It goes on to pay tribute to Theresa Kufuor, acknowledging her significant contributions to Ghana. “Mrs. Kufuor, the wife of former President John Agyekum Kufuor, lived a life marked by compassion, unwavering dedication, and selfless service to the people of Ghana,” the statement affirms.

In a heartfelt display of empathy and unwavering solidarity, the Ghanaian government extends its deepest condolences to the esteemed former President J. A. Kufuor and the entire Kufuor family during this somber period. This gesture reflects the nation’s collective sorrow and profound respect for a woman of exceptional stature, the late Theresa Kufuor, whose legacy has left an indelible mark on the hearts and minds of countless individuals across Ghana.

Mrs. Theresa Kufuor’s life journey was defined by a remarkable dedication to the betterment of her country and its people. Throughout her years as the First Lady of Ghana, she exemplified compassion, selflessness, and an unwavering commitment to serving the nation. Her actions resonated deeply with citizens from all walks of life, and her influence extended far beyond the corridors of power.

As the nation mourns her passing, it is impossible to overstate the significance of her contributions. Mrs. Kufuor’s legacy is not confined to her time in the spotlight but lives on through the countless lives she touched and the enduring impact of her work. Her dedication to charitable causes, her advocacy for healthcare improvements, and her role as a symbol of hope and compassion have left an enduring legacy that continues to inspire and uplift.

During this period of mourning, Ghanaians from all corners of the nation come together to honor the memory of Theresa Kufuor, a woman whose life embodied the highest ideals of service, empathy, and dedication. Her legacy will forever serve as a guiding light for future generations, a reminder of the profound impact one individual can have on an entire nation.

Prior to this announcement, President Akufo-Addo and First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo had already expressed their condolences to former President Kufuor and his family upon hearing of Mrs. Kufuor’s passing at the age of 87.

Furthermore, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has conveyed its condolences and instructed that a half-mast tribute be observed in honor of the former First Lady, Theresa Kufuor.

SOURCE: GhanaWeb 

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